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National Guard recruitment challenges grow over refusals to comply with COVID vaccine mandate

The National Guard is looking to boost incentives to join, but expects it may need to discharge up to 14,000 personnel over the next two years who have…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

LGBTQ youth with military parents are at risk of mental health issues, new study says

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New locality-pay adjustments will impact thousands of federal workers

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TRICARE recipients will once again have to pay telehealth copays

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Senate appropriators propose to repeal Hyde, add tens of billions to Defense budget

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2020 file photo, postal workers load their mail delivery vehicles at the Panorama city post office in Los Angeles. The Nov. 3 election will test California's commitment to voting by mail as the nation's most populous state will offer fewer in-person polling places hoping it will convince more people to cast ballots from the safety of their mailboxes during a pandemic. If it doesn't work, the state could see long lines and frustrated voters on Election Day compounded by coronavirus protocols that will make voting in person slower in a year expected to draw a big turnout. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Postal workers reminded they cannot profit from speeches, articles or books about official duties

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DoD trying to educate service members about abortion options

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DHA’s updated plan to resize Military Health System is similar to pre-pandemic strategy

The strategy comes after DHA was forced to rethink its path forward after the COVID-19 pandemic showed stress in some private health care networks and…

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Moving more TRICARE patients to civilian care would cause ‘significant harm,’ study finds

New study, published this month in the journal Health Sciences Research, projected worse health outcomes for DoD beneficiaries even if as few as 10% of…

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TRICARE drug prices will rise next year, and in the foreseeable future

TRICARE beneficiaries who get their drugs through home delivery or through a retail pharmacy will pay anywhere from $1 to $8 more in copayments starting in 2022.

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